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Forum: C3 General
Yesterday, 11:11 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 307
Posted By OldCarBum

First thing regarding the tach is to look and see...

First thing regarding the tach is to look and see if the cable is actually attached to the distributor.
My 73 has a manual distributor and I’m installing an MSD distributor that comes with the...
03-23-2019, 11:48 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,043
Posted By OldCarBum

Wow, I just went to their website myself and...

Wow, I just went to their website myself and don’t see anything about their rack and pinion systems on their website anymore.
I guess they dropped the entire line.
Sorry, it was a great system in...
03-23-2019, 11:36 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,043
Posted By OldCarBum

I purchased my Factory Five Racing 33 Hot Rod...

I purchased my Factory Five Racing 33 Hot Rod with the electric power steering upgrade with the Ididit rack and pinion and Ididit steering column.
The option is available in all Factory Five cars....
03-23-2019, 01:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 404
Posted By OldCarBum

I used to clean my natural (silver) aluminum...

I used to clean my natural (silver) aluminum Harley motors by spraying them with straight Simple Green, let it sit for a while, then use a pressure washer mixed with 50/50 water and Simple Green to...
03-23-2019, 01:35 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,233
Posted By OldCarBum

I looked at the Speed Direct linkage and the...

I looked at the Speed Direct linkage and the Lokar pedals after looking through this thread.
Looks like more upgrades for my 73.
Thanks for helping me spend more money.
Forum: C3 General
03-23-2019, 12:25 AM
Replies: 428
Views: 41,831
Posted By OldCarBum

Actually this, a rubber band, a nail, a .22 cal...

Actually this, a rubber band, a nail, a .22 cal round in your pocket and it would be a felony in California.
Seriously.
Forum: C3 General
03-23-2019, 12:20 AM
Replies: 428
Views: 41,831
Posted By OldCarBum

Since your Corvette was build prior to model year...

Since your Corvette was build prior to model year 1976 (1975 and older), in California your Corvette is smog exempt.
You should be able to replace your current engine with any year you want.
You...
Forum: C3 General
03-22-2019, 11:30 PM
Replies: 428
Views: 41,831
Posted By OldCarBum

Could just be a plastic mock up block for photos...

Could just be a plastic mock up block for photos and then they can put on any bolt on components for advertisements.
03-22-2019, 07:40 PM
Replies: 413
Views: 40,829
Posted By OldCarBum

Let's say you paid twice the price? Would it...

Let's say you paid twice the price?
Would it have made you feel any better?
When we do anything, to any custom, we always stand the chance that a part is wrong or manufactured poorly.
Don't beat...
Forum: C3 General
03-22-2019, 07:27 PM
Replies: 428
Views: 41,831
Posted By OldCarBum

Nice!

Nice!
03-22-2019, 02:39 PM
Replies: 213
Views: 16,120
Posted By OldCarBum

Nice, I can't wait to see the finished interior.

Nice,
I can't wait to see the finished interior.
03-22-2019, 12:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 258
Posted By OldCarBum

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.corvetteforum.com...

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.corvetteforum.com-vbulletin/640x478/photo_2_4204679122ead435c22eb32f5f27d9728a8a9a69.jpg

Here is a photo of the rear of my 73's factory alarm switch.
Your's...
Forum: C3 General
03-22-2019, 11:07 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 357
Posted By OldCarBum

Really nice, Thanks for the info and the photos.

Really nice, Thanks for the info and the photos.
03-22-2019, 11:02 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,493
Posted By OldCarBum

I've been driving my 73 for over two years while...

I've been driving my 73 for over two years while collecting parts for a body off resto/mod.
It takes time and every time I get a new part I'm that much closer.
Forum: C3 General
03-21-2019, 12:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 357
Posted By OldCarBum

Beautiful car, nice job on the door panels. ...

Beautiful car, nice job on the door panels.
Keep us posted and more photos please.
03-20-2019, 12:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 288
Posted By OldCarBum

I spent big bucks on a create motor that I...

I spent big bucks on a create motor that I purchased from a reputable top of the line builder.
During shipment the cradle failed and the motor had been bouncing around inside the create as it was...
Forum: C3 General
03-20-2019, 11:18 AM
Replies: 3,872
Views: 303,351
Posted By OldCarBum

I finally had to go to some bigger guns. ...

I finally had to go to some bigger guns.
This...
https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.corvetteforum.com-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_0545_3f8ba3ae531165a3aac254d431d57a4fc2134fcf.jpg[/QUOTE]

Did you try...
03-20-2019, 11:14 AM
Replies: 328
Views: 82,539
Posted By OldCarBum

There are those of us, maybe Richard included,...

There are those of us, maybe Richard included, who enjoy the build more than the drive.
I've built several cars, boats and motorcycles over the years.
I tend to complete a project, drive it a year...
Forum: C3 General
03-20-2019, 11:00 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,723
Posted By OldCarBum

Very cool

Very cool
Forum: C3 General
03-19-2019, 02:45 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,489
Posted By OldCarBum

Any updates on this event?

Any updates on this event?
Forum: C3 General
03-19-2019, 11:27 AM
Replies: 3,872
Views: 303,351
Posted By OldCarBum

Beautiful in deed.

Beautiful in deed.
Forum: C3 General
03-18-2019, 12:43 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 844
Posted By OldCarBum

Looks good

Looks good
Forum: C3 General
03-18-2019, 11:57 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,431
Posted By OldCarBum

What was the problem with the billet Holley...

What was the problem with the billet Holley throttle cable bracket?
I bought one for my 73 and want to be sure it will fit.
What did you replace it with?
Thanks, Greg
Forum: C3 General
03-18-2019, 11:30 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 8,578
Posted By OldCarBum

" I have yet to order a rear 3/4" sway bar though...

" I have yet to order a rear 3/4" sway bar though I already have the factory style linkage installed to the trailing arms. The car definitely needs the rear bar in my opinion, to suit my personal...
03-17-2019, 11:17 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 221
Posted By OldCarBum

We live in the Northern California East Bay Area...

We live in the Northern California East Bay Area just east of San Francisco where the ocean’s tidal change actually effects our rivers, elevation 15 feet.
Lake Tahoe, 7100 feet elevation is about a...
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